CBSE to introduce test for teachers aspiring to be principals

The eligibility and modalities for introducing the Principal Eligibility Test (PET) will be notified by the Board in due course of time.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:December 22, 2016 9:22 pm
Candidates after Staff Selection Commission Exam at Government College for Girls in Sector 11 of Chandigarh on Sunday, November 15 2015. Express Photo by Sahil Walia *** Local Caption *** Candidates after Staff Selection Commission Exam at Government College for Girls in Sector 11 of Chandigarh on Sunday, November 15 2015. Express Photo by Sahil Walia Amendment shall not be applicable to the principals of Government schools.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is working on introducing a Principal Eligibility Test (PET) for teachers aspiring to become school heads. According to a circular, the proposal was ratified by the Governing Body in its meeting held Wednesday.

“The Board has decided to conduct the Principal Eligibility Test (PET) for aspiring teachers to become principal and for existing principals, who fulfill the minimum qualifications of Principal as laid down in rule 53 (I) of Affiliation Bye laws of the Board,” the circular issued by the CBSE said.

However, it added that the amendment shall not be applicable to the principals of Government schools.

The eligibility and modalities for introducing the Principal Eligibility Test (PET) will be notified by the Board in due course of time, it added.

For all the latest Education News, download Indian Express App

    Live Cricket Scores & Results
    Express Adda